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The 2016 Book, Broadcast, and Journalism Awards: Complete Winner Recap

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April 26, 2016

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Thanks for joining us for the 2016 Book, Broadcast, and Journalism Awards! Here's the full list of tonight's winners. Congratulations to all! 

2016 Book, Broadcast & Journalism Award Winners

The JBF Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards are presented with leading support from Breville®, Goose Island Beer Co. and Lenox Tableware and Gifts. 

Book Awards   

 
American Cooking 
 
The Beetlebung Farm Cookbook
Chris Fischer with Catherine Young
(Little, Brown and Company)
 
 
Baking and Dessert  
 

Sourdough: Recipes for Rustic Fermented Breads, Sweets, Savories, and More
Sarah Owens
(Roost Books)
 
 
Beverage  
 
The Oxford Companion to Wine 
Jancis Robinson and Julia Harding
(Oxford University Press)
 
 
Cooking from a Professional Point of View
 
NOPI: The Cookbook
Yotam Ottolenghi and Ramael Scully
(Ten Speed Press)
 
 
Focus on Health
 

Lighten Up, Y'all: Classic Southern Recipes Made Healthy and Wholesome
Virginia Willis
(Ten Speed Press)
 
 
General Cooking 
 
The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science
J. Kenji López-Alt
(W. W. Norton & Company)
 
 
International
 
Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking
Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook
(Rux Martin Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
 
 
Photography
 
Near & Far: Recipes Inspired by Home and Travel
Photographer: Heidi Swanson
(Ten Speed Press)
 
 
Reference and Scholarship
 
The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks
Toni Tipton-Martin
(University of Texas Press)
 
 
Single Subject  
 

A Bird in the Hand: Chicken Recipes for Every Day and Every Mood
Diana Henry
(Mitchell Beazley)
 
 
Writing and Literature  
 
Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda (and Winning)
Marion Nestle
(Oxford University Press)

Vegetable Focused and Vegetarian  
 
V Is for Vegetables: Inspired Recipes & Techniques for Home Cooks
Michael Anthony
(Little, Brown and Company)
 
 
Book of the Year: 
 
Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking
Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook
(Rux Martin Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Cookbook Hall of Fame
 
Deborah Madison

 

Broadcast Media Awards / Presented by Lenox Tableware and Gifts

   

Documentary

The Starfish Throwers
Director: Jesse Roesler
Producers: Jesse Roesler and Melody Gilbert
Airs on: DirecTV Audience Network and iTunes

Outstanding Personality/Host
 
Host: Vivian Howard
A Chef’s Life
Airs on: PBS

Podcast
 

Gravy
Host: Tina Antolini
Producer: Tina Antolini 
Airs on: southernfoodways.org/gravy
 
 
Radio Show/Audio Webcast 
 
The Food Chain: Chinatown
Host: Dan Saladino
Producers: Kent DePinto, Sarah Stolarz, and Dan Saladino
Airs on: NPR Stations/BBC World Service
 
 
Special
   
Lidia Celebrates America: Home for the Holidays
Host: Lidia Bastianich
Producers: Laurie Donnelly, Anne Adams, and Shelly Burgess Nicotra
Airs on: PBS
 
 
Television Program, in Studio or Fixed Location
 
Extra Virgin
Hosts: Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos
Producers: Gordon Elliott, Mark Schneider, Dan Connell, Sara Porter, Debi Mazar, and Gabriele Corcos
Airs on: Cooking Channel
 
 
Television Program, on Location
 
I’ll Have What Phil’s Having
Host: Phil Rosenthal
Producers: Laurie Donnelly, Phil Rosenthal, Richard Rosenthal, John Bedolis, Christopher Collins, Lydia Tenaglia, Craig H. Shepherd, and David Beebe
Airs on: PBS
 
 
Television Segment
 

PBS NewsHour’s “Food4Thought”
Host: Allison Aubrey
Producer: Mary Beth Durkin
Airs on: PBS
 
 
Video Webcast, Fixed Location and/or Instructional
 
Indian Curries: The Basics & Beyond
Host: Raghavan Iyer
Producer: Jared Maher
Airs on: craftsy.com
 
 
Video Webcast, on Location
 
The Sushi Chef: Oona Tempest and Toshio Oguma
Producer: Elana Schulman
Airs on: munchies.vice.com
   
 
Visual and Technical Excellence
 
Chef’s Table
Directors: David Gelb, Clay Jeter, Brian McGinn, and Andrew Fried
Photographers: Will Basanta and Adam Bricker
Editors: Brad Grossman, J. Santos, Eric Freidenberg, Ravi Subramanian, Adrienne Gits, and Jesse Overman
Airs on: Netflix 

Journalism Awards


Dining and Travel
   
“America’s Best Food Cities”
Tom Sietsema
The Washington Post

 
Food and Culture 
 
“Straight-Up Passing”
John Birdsall
Jarry
 
 
Food and Health
 

“The Healthy Cook’s Guide to Fat”
Sidney Fry and Robin Bashinsky
Cooking Light
 
 
Food Blog

Lucky Peach

Food Coverage in a General-Interest Publication 

Los Angeles Magazine
Lesley Bargar Suter and Bill Esparza

Food-Related Columns
 

“Eat”
Francis Lam
New York Times Magazine

Food Reporting 

“Seafood From Slaves - An AP Investigation Helps Free Slaves in the 21st Century”
Martha Mendoza, Margie Mason, and Robin McDowell
Associated Press 

Home Cooking
 
"Cook Like a Pro!"
Adam Rapoport
Bon Appétit
   

Humor
 
@Freshcutgardenhose
Maryse Chevriere
Instagram
 
 
Personal Essay
 
“On Chicken Tenders”
Helen Rosner
Guernica
 
 
Profile
 

“Christiane Lauterbach: The Woman Who Ate Atlanta”
Wendell Brock
The Bitter Southerner

 
Visual Storytelling
 
“One Night: Kachka”
Erin DeJesus, Danielle Centoni, Jen Stevenson, Dina Avila, McGraw Wolfman
Eater
   

 
Wine, Spirits, and Other Beverages
 
“There Are Almost No Black People Brewing Craft Beer. Here’s Why.”
Dave Infante
Thrillist
   

 
Craig Claiborne Distinguished Restaurant Review Award 
   
“A Health Food Restaurant so Cool It Will Have You Happily Eating Seeds,” “Revisiting Momofuku Ko, After the Revolution,” “Polo Bar Review: Ralph Lauren Corrals the Fashionable Herd”
Tejal Rao
Bloomberg Pursuits
 

 
MFK Fisher Distinguished Writing Award 
 
“Pork Life”
Todd Kliman
Lucky Peach

Publication of the Year
 

Lucky Peach